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Clint Hocking quits LucasArts

LucasArts developer Clint Hocking has left the firm. The popular games developer who created hit franchises such as Splinter Cell and Far Cry 2, joined LucasArts from Ubisoft in July 2010. Hocking wrote on his blog: "I recently left my job at LucasArts and am moving on to something new. …

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War crimes in games are astonishing

Human rights groups are calling upon developers and publisher to address the way war crimes are portrayed in video games. Swiss organisations Trial and Projeventute carried out a study to see if conflicts portrayed in games – and the players’ actions in these situations – broke humanitarian laws that define …

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Far Cry 2 sells a million

French publishing giant Ubisoft has stated that its recently released Xbox 360, PS3 and PC first person shooter Far Cry 2 has hit the one million sales milestone after less than three weeks on the market. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said of the news: The holiday quarter is off to …

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Far Cry 2 heading for consoles

French publisher Ubisoft has announced that its upcoming FPS Far Cry 2 will not be a PC exclusive, and will also be released on Xbox 360 and PS3 as well. The original title was a pioneering PC outing in its day, blending FPS action and free-roaming, free-thinking gameplay to offer …

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Now Far Cry heads to Africa

Africa very much seems to be the flavour of the month at the moment – first it was Capcom’s Resident Evil 5 making the trip south of Equator, and now it seems Ubisoft is taking its popular FPS franchise in the same direction. CVG reports that as well as ditching …

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